SEO Advice

If your business already shows up at the top of the search results for the products and services you provide in your local area, then you don’t need to know anything more about SEO. If, however, your website isn’t as visible as it should be, you might need some help.


The Local Business Guide to Barnacle SEO: Hitch Your Wagon to a Star

Many small local businesses are being inundated by advice to build links, write content, and become more sociable online. Don’t get me wrong, all of these tactics are wonderful, long-term practices that will usually reap rewards for your website. There are things, however, that a business owner can do in addition to all these things,…continue reading …

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Splash Your Location and Contact Info All Over Your Website

The first job of your business website: Get your name, address, phone and other contact information in front of website visitors so they can become customers as easily as possible. Almost as important: Get that same info in front of search engines so they can decide how to place your business on their pages. Here…continue reading …

Just Say No to Content Spinning

Just Say No to Content Spinning

Let’s cut to the chase. Content spinning is bad. Bad! If you’re currently doing it, stop. If you’re thinking about doing it, don’t. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, then read on. What Is Content Spinning? Back in the olden days (well, the mid-late 1990s), search engine algorithms were relatively simple. Unfortunately, the…continue reading …


Fetch, Google, Fetch – Good Boy! (Google’s Fetch and Render Tool)

On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014, Google released a new tool in its webmaster tools arsenal.  This new “fetch and render” tool allows webmasters, owners, and web developers to get a visual representation of what their site looks like through the eyes Google. This tool is helpful, because more and more websites are using dynamic scripts…continue reading …